Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet

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We’re keeping it light and lean this swimsuit season.

My family isn’t always thrilled about eating just grilled protein and salads every night. Therefore I’ve started taking some of our favorite comfort dishes and lightening them up for summer.

Take pizza for instance… Did you know you can make a low carb version in a cast iron skillet? Sort of.

Making One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe

In today’s Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet recipe I’ve combined the bold flavors of both Hawaiian Style Pizza and BBQ Chicken Pizza, while removing the cheese and the crust.

You might be thinking, “But those are the best parts?!”

Hear me out on this… I love bread and cheese just as much as the next person, yet the toppings of these two pizzas are so tantalizing, you won’t even miss the crust. I swear!

How to Make One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe

This easy Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet is sautéed with crispy bacon, sweet peppers, onions, and fresh pineapple. Then simmered in barbecue sauce, with a little kiss of ginger and soy.

The combination are rich salty pork, ripe pineapple, chicken, and your favorite barbecue sauce is beyond delicious!

How To: One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe

Our One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet recipe is a vivacious meal you can make in minutes, that is satisfying to the whole family.

Serve it with a side of rice. Or keep it low in carbs by pairing it with cauliflower rice of roasted broccoli.

Or just make it a meal, and skip the sides.

Perky One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe

Hawaiian Pizza meets BBQ Chicken Pizza (sparks fly) and promptly dumps the crust for being too clingy… In the hips.

Don’t feel bad; it needed to happen.

One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe

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Check out our video tutorial below…

Best One-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe
5 from 6 votes

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet Recipe - A fun twist on barbecue chicken and Hawaiian-style stir fry. This easy dinner is bold, spicy-sweet, and so delicious!
Servings: 6
Nutrition Facts
Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet
Amount Per Serving (8 ounces)
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 693mg 29%
Potassium 594mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 14g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 15.7%
Vitamin C 66.3%
Calcium 2.6%
Iron 5.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • 1 1/4 pound chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks, 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce (your favorite brand)
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions


  1. Place the bacon in a large skillet and set over medium heat. Break the pieces apart with a wooden spoon and cook until reddish-brown, 5 minutes.
  2. Add the onions and grated ginger. Sauté for 1 minute. Then add in the chicken pieces. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then push the chicken to the sides of the pan and add the bell pepper.
  3. Sear the peppers for 1-2 minutes. Then add in the pineapple chunks, BBQ sauce, and soy sauce. Stir well to coat and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle with scallions. Serve warm with a salad or side of rice.

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Recipe Notes

This recipe can be gluten-free is you use gluten-free soy sauce and BBQ sauce.

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5 comments on “Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Skillet

  1. Gailposted August 21, 2018 at 12:41 pm Reply

    This was wonderful! Had me dreaming of my vacations in Oahu.

  2. Cary Chambersposted August 5, 2018 at 10:36 pm Reply

    I tried this one day last week and really enjoyed it! I halved the recipe and ate it all up!

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  5. George maretposted July 9, 2018 at 3:56 pm Reply

    Besides you being a beauty full woman that chicken dish was great